18 Facts About Jesse Watters


Jesse Bailey Watters was born on July 9,1978 and is an American conservative political commentator on Fox News.


Jesse Watters frequently appeared on the political talk show The O'Reilly Factor and was known for his man-on-the-street interviews, featured in his segment "Watters' World", which would become its own show in 2015.


Jesse Watters was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of Stephen Hapgood Jesse Watters, a teacher, and child psychologist Anne Purvis, daughter of Morton Bailey, Jr.


Jesse Watters' paternal grandfather, Franklin Benjamin Jesse Watters, was a cardiologist at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Newington, Connecticut, and a professor at the University of Connecticut Medical Dental School.


Jesse Watters has some Irish ancestry on his father's side.


Jesse Watters grew up in the Germantown and then East Falls neighborhoods.


Jesse Watters attended the William Penn Charter School through junior year, before moving with his family to Long Island in New York.

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On June 11,2014, Jesse Watters debuted on the Fox News show Outnumbered, later occasionally appearing as a guest co-host.


On November 20,2015, Jesse Watters debuted his own monthly Fox News program, Jesse Watters' World.


Jesse Watters' World ended on January 15,2022, while Jesse Watters continues to serve as co-host of The Five.


Video of the incident shows Jesse Watters then grabbing Grim's phone and throwing it on the floor, and later grabbing it again and putting it in his pocket.


In October 2016, Jesse Watters was criticized for a segment of Jesse Watters' World that was widely considered racist toward Asian Americans.


In New York City's Chinatown, Jesse Watters asked Chinese Americans if they knew karate, if he should bow before he greets them, or if their watches were stolen.


Fox News indicated their support for Jesse Watters, saying he "was using a metaphor", and that his comments "had been twisted completely out of context".


Jesse Watters is registered to vote as a member of the Conservative Party of New York State.


Jesse Watters married Noelle Inguagiato in 2009 and had twin daughters with her.


Noelle filed for divorce in 2018 after Jesse Watters admitted to an affair with a producer on his show, Emma DiGiovine.


Jesse Watters announced his engagement to DiGiovine in August 2019 and they married in December of the same year.